All your week's TV highlights

Johannesburg - #Trending has sifted through as many channels as we can to bring you the best programming for the week.



Blood Relatives: A Deadly Education

Channel: Investigation Discovery (DStv 171)

Time: 17:10

When a family member is found dead and another in critical condition after a brutal break-in, detectives soon suspect that the culprit is someone close to home.

The Remix SA

Channel: SABC1 (DStv 191)

Time: 18:00

In this local reality competition, 10 groups, each made up of a trio of a strong vocalist, DJ or producer and musical performer of choice, compete head to head every week until only one group is left standing. The challenge is to create a remix within a given theme or musical genre. Hosted by Rouge and Kgaugelo KC Mokholwane.

Blue Planet II

Channel: SABC3 (DStv 193)

Time: 18:30

Nearly a generation after the acclaimed Blue Planet documentary was released, David Attenborough returns to narrate this groundbreaking sequel. Blue Planet II focuses more heavily on mankind’s influence on the world’s oceans through both global pollution and climate change.

William, Kate & George: A New Royal Family

Channel: SABC3 (DStv 193)

Time: 19:30

An exclusive look at this popular couple’s first year together, as well as their first official Royal Tour as a family with their baby, Prince George.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 20:05

Mark Hamill reprises his role as Luke Skywalker in a galaxy far, far away. In this instalment of the saga, Rey develops her newfound powers under Skywalker’s unwilling tutelage.


Channel: Binge (DStv 900)

Time: 21:30

Spoilt billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later, a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante.


Food Factory USA: Jack & Coke

Channel: Discovery (DStv 121)

Time: 14:00

Visit the Jack Daniel’s Tennessee headquarters as they celebrate the 100th birthday of Coca-Cola’s iconic contoured bottle and bite into an all-beef Hollywood frank.

Hard To Kill: Test Pilot

Channel: Discovery (DStv 121)

Time: 21:00
Tim Kennedy learns the deadly job of a test pilot, from enduring G-Forces and hurtling out of a plane from 6km to escaping a plane engulfed in flames.



Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)

Time: 18:00

After Hetty turns in retirement papers and then disappears, executive assistant director Shay Mosley arrives to oversee the team, in the season premiere of this acclaimed, fast-paced police drama.


Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)

Time: 19:00

In the season finale of this medical drama, Angels Memorial descends into chaos when a plane crashes into the eighth floor of the hospital.


NEW SEASON - Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G.

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)

Time: 21:00

A true-crime series based on the police investigation into the murders of rappers Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls.



Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 22:00

In the premiere of this intricate psychological miniseries, Dan Bowker arrives home from work to find that his teenaged son, Alex, is missing. From the acclaimed writer of Doctor Foster.

Dr. Pimple Popper

Channel: TLC (DStv 135)

Time: 22:00

Ronen has a huge but mysterious lump above his knee. Meanwhile, Amber is suffering from a debilitating skin disease no one understands.


The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Channel: M-Net City (DStv 115)

Time: 21:00

Jennifer Lawrence returns in this action sequel, based on the best-selling young adult novels. Katniss and Peeta must face off against their enemies in a deadly new arena.

The Best Man Holiday

Channel: 1Magic (DStv 103)

Time: 21:30

Taye Diggs, Morris Chestnut and co return for the sequel to The Best Man. But if they all want to get along, they must settle old differences.

NEW SEASON - The Detour

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 22:00

After a year on the lam across the US, the Parkers finally settle into the last place anyone would have looked for: Alaska. Season premiere of the bawdy comedy.

My Extreme Excess Skin: Rafael & Anna

Channel: TLC (DStv 135)

Time: 22:00

After losing 226kg, Rafael’s excess skin still has a massive impact on his life and progress. Plus, single mother Anna struggles with her low self-esteem.


NEW SHOW - Champions

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 17:30

Gym owner Vince gets the shock of his life when his high school fling, Priya, unexpectedly drops off their teenaged son on his doorstep, in this episode of the family comedy.

Fun Mom Dinner

Channel: M-Net (DStv 101)

Time: 21:00

A night of comedy plays out in this chaotic movie. A harmless dinner takes an unexpected turn for four frazzled moms.

The Flash

Channel: Binge (DStv 900)

Time: 21:30

After being struck by lightning, Barry Allen wakes up from his coma to discover he’s been given the power of superspeed, becoming The Flash and fighting crime in Central City.